Faculty and Staff Postings

Assistant Professor Faculty of Medicine in partnership with the Michael Smith Laboratories (MSL)

Application deadline: December 5, 2018

The Michael Smith Laboratories (MSL) and the School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) at The University of British Columbia invites applications for one faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Tenure Track. The successful candidate will be expected to lead an independent research program of international caliber, to participate in teaching in biomedical engineering and/or related topics and to provide service within the MSL and the SBME, and the broader academic and social community. Of particular interest is research at the interface of biomedical and molecular engineering.

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Assistant Professor in Quantum Materials-Based Devices

Application deadline: November 30, 2018

The Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver invite applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor motivated to develop applications of Quantum Materials. Applicants must have a Ph.D. Degree or equivalent in a relevant field and a track record or demonstrated potential for an outstanding research record and excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, internationally recognized research program, teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate students and provide service within the Departments, to the University and to the academic and broader community.

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Assistant Professor in Physics and Astronomy

Application deadline: November 30, 2018

UBC Physics and Astronomy at UBC Vancouver invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor. Applications in all relevant subfields are encouraged and the successful candidate will create an independent research program which complements the existing strengths of the department in astronomy, cosmology, biophysics, AMO, medical physics, gravity, string, and quantum information theory, particle physics, and nuclear physics, among others. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent, demonstrated potential for an outstanding research record, are expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to supervise graduate students.

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Research Associate Position in Proteostasis

Application deadline: October 26, 2018

The laboratory of Dr. Thibault Mayor at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver is looking for a motivated Research Associate to fill a position starting in the fall of 2018. The primary focus of this research team is to elucidate how misfolded proteins are targeted for degradation by the ubiquitin proteasome system and how proteostasis is maintained in the cell. The Mayor lab is funded by both the CIHR and NSERC and is part of the Michael Smith Laboratories and the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. The candidate is expected to be a motivated team player, should have completed their PhD and have at least three years of postdoctoral research experience in a field related to protein homeostasis.

 

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Evolutionary Population Genomics

Application deadline: October 30, 2018

The Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position in Evolutionary Population Genomics. We are looking for an enthusiastic researcher for an 18-month position in avian evolutionary population genomics, with the possibility of extension for a longer period. Applicants are required to hold a PhD in the field of evolutionary population genomics, bioinformatics, or a closely related field. Preference will be given to applicants with a good publication record related to speciation, hybrid zones, and/or genome evolution.

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Two Assistant Professor Tenure Track Positions in Statistics

Application deadline: October 17, 2018

The Department of Statistics (www.stat.ubc.ca) at the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) invites applications from outstanding new investigators for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related field. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in both teaching and research.

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Assistant Professors, Integrative Organismal Biology

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

The Department of Zoology at UBC invites applications for two faculty positions in Integrative Organismal Biology. We seek outstanding individuals with innovative and integrative research programs that would extend and complement existing faculty strengths in our Comparative Animal Physiology and Biomechanics group. The positions are tenure track and expected to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a PhD degree, postdoctoral experience, an excellent research record along with evidence of potential for attaining excellence in teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels. The appointment will begin no earlier than July 1, 2019.

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Sessional Lecturer - First-Year Seminar in Science

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

Applications are invited for a part-time sessional lecturer position in 2018 Winter Term 2 for SCIE 113, The First-Year Seminar in Science. Primary duties include presenting lectures three times a week, supporting student learning, and grading assignments, including writing assignments. Candidates should be a PhD candidate or have a PhD in a science discipline, and have relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level in a science discipline. Applications should include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, including the names, addresses and e-mail or telephone contact information of three people to provide reference letters. Applications should be emailed to Associate Professor Michael Feeley, director of the SCIE 113 program.

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